TIG welding (Tungsten Inert Gas)

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Enhance your existing welding skills or learn new techniques

North Metropolitan TAFE offers courses to train you in the use of TIG or gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) processes. You'll gain professional techniques to work with a variety of ferrous and non ferrous materials so you can manufacture and assemble projects in carbon steel, aluminium and stainless steel.

You'll start with recognising hazards, the safe use of the welding equipment and welding terminology and defects.  You will receive demonstrations and guidance on correct technique to develop your skills. 

Dress requirements

You will be required to wear personal protective clothing/equipment at all times which includes steel capped safety boots, clear safety glasses, long drill cotton pants and cotton drill long sleeve shirt. You will also be required to supply your own TIG welding gloves, CLEAR face shield (for grinding) and Welding Helmet (can be Dual Shield).

Courses are run over five Monday evenings, 5.30pm - 9.00pm or, a Thursday and Friday,  8:00am - 4:30pm.

2021 course dates

Mondays
19/07 - 16/08
8/11 - 6/12

Thursday & Friday
24/06 - 25/06
23/09 - 24/09

$820.00

These fees are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis.

  • Fees might differ between courses delivered at different campuses due to the elective units included in the course study plan or adapting courses to meet local industry needs.
  • Fees may also differ for each individual student depending on the units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning.
  • Fees are payable at enrolment each semester for the units enrolled for that period. Some year-long courses might have a bigger fee load in the first semester.
  • Proof of concession must be presented to access concession rates if eligible. 
  • For secondary school aged persons (in 2021, students born on or after 1 July 2003 who are at least 15 years old) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course fee chargeable in 2021 is $420 plus the resource fees and discretionary fees.
  • Concessions and Secondary School Age cap do not apply to commercial courses (such as short courses), or Foundation Programs (ESL, General Education, etc.).
  • Prices quoted include resource fees, but do not include material fees such as the cost of books, uniforms and students personal equipment.
  • The course fee cap applicable to Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas only applies during the current calendar year, so fees might differ for students enrolling in semester 2.
  • VET Student Loans Eligible Courses and Caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.
  • Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.

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Semester 1, 2021

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Semester 2, 2021

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